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Nov 17, 2012 7:00am EST
first debate between romney and obama. so one time we actually contested ideas, presented two viewpoints and directions for the country and then inevitably there are these mandarins in politics who give the voice don't show any contrast, don't rock the boat so by the third debate i am pretty certain mitt romney actually french test barack obama. [laughter] >> i have no doubt that there's a focus group somewhere of undecided ohio voters who have lived in a cave the last 30 years who decided they like that. don't show any disagreement with the president, don't rock the boat, or have a personality contests. those turn out so well for us. our ideas work. their ideas don't work. even that first debate, house striking was it when mitt romney pressed obama his response was under bill clinton there was great economic prosperity. the whole land of obama is about bill clinton and how nifty the economy was under him. i would have given a limb to see mitt romney turned to him and say mr. president, i knew bill clinton. [laughter] >> our ideas work, their ideas don't. the last four years o
Nov 10, 2012 7:00am EST
romney lost, and, therefore, his vision for what fiscal policy should be which is that it's going -- that solving our fiscal problem's going to require both revenue increases and spending increases, that it's okay to have -- spending decreases, excuse me, that it's okay to have spending decreases or holding down the rate of growth more accurately be the bigger part of the package than what you do on the revenue side but the revenues have to be a part of it, and those revenues should come heavily from those who can afford to contribute to them. the people who makeover $250,000. so i think the president is right to insist on those principles, but we also have to remember the republicans control the house, they have a blocking position in the senate, and the most important thing is not just to avoid the cliff. we could avoid the cliff by simply kicking the can down the road, we'll extend everything, the cliff goes away. but nobody, i think, wants to do that, which is why this has become so important. and i think in order to get a resolution that really does address in a very fundamen
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